Robert E. Smith is an adjunct assistant professor at Park University. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry in 1979 from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. He is interested in systems thinking and Total Quality Management (TQM) in medicine and new drug development. This includes P4 medicine, which is predictive, preventive, personalized and participatory. It also means that one’s diet and lifestyle are essential factors in maintaining good health. A vegetarian diet helps prevent many chronic, degenerative diseases. Moreover, the most significant thing that any individual can do to reduce their carbon footprint and fight Global Climate Change is to either eat less meat or (better yet) consume an exclusively plant-based diet.